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Friday 20 January 2017 loc: US

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Strong alcohol sales across smaller off-licenses

Smaller booze retailers in the UK saw sales of beers, wines and spirits rise by more than 29% during December, according to a major provider of credit card payment to small businesses – but the spread was uneven across the UK.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Premium wine sales to grow in the US

California’s Silicon Valley Bank has predicted sales of premium wine ($12 to $25) in the US to grow between 10 to 14% in 2017, as a trend toward premiumisation continues and price increases take effect.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 No Comments »

Hallgarten strengthens sales team

UK wine importer Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines has made a raft of new appointments to strengthen its sales team.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

Prosecco puts fizz into The Co-op’s Christmas

UK multiple retailer The Co-op toasted strong Christmas sales with Italian fizz as its own brand Prosecco became its highest-selling line in the key trading period.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

Record Christmas for supermarkets, but inflation returns

UK supermarkets saw a record Christmas, according to KantarWorldpanel, but the grocery market has returned to inflation after 28 months.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

Majestic sees bumper Christmas

UK multiple specialist Majestic has reported strong Christmas sales up 15% across the group, with its retail business seeing its biggest Christmas trading but stiff competition on price saw gross margin down by 1% on last year.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

Rémy completes Westland Distillery deal

French drinks producer Rémy Cointreau has completed its acquisition of the Seattle-based Westland Distillery, furthering its reach within the growing American single malt whiskey category.

Friday, January 6th, 2017 No Comments »

Oxford Wine Company expands with new shop

Independent wine merchant the Oxford Wine Company is set to expand its retail business with a new shop in the centre of Oxford.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

Coravin launches Model One in HK

‘Find Freedom by the Glass’ – Hong Kong’s millennial wine consumers are the focus for Coravin’s new Model One, its most ‘competitively’ priced model yet.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

Innis & Gunn launch beer for ‘Dry January’

Scottish brewery Innis & Gunn has launched its first no-alcohol craft beer with added vitamins, which is set to tap into demand during ‘Dry January’.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

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